Annual Members Retreat 290515

Annual Members Retreat ‘Fit for the Future’!

Written by Sue Sheldon, Chair Global Women, 29.05.15
A huge thank you to the 85 members who joined us at this year’s annual retreat in Queenstown. It was an action-packed and inspiring few days with plenty of time for connecting and networking among peers. At opening celebrations we enjoyed Pecha Kucha presentations from...

Diversity Leadership Finalists Announced

Written by Nancy Davies, 14.11.14
The Deloitte Top 200 finalists have been announced, including the three finalists in the new category of Diversity Leader Award. The inaugural finalists are Genesis Energy, BNZ and Vodafone. The judges of the awards are Dame Alison Paterson, Fran O’Sullivan, Neil Paviour-Smith, Sandy Maier and...

International leadership

Written by Hardeep Kang, 17.10.14
Hardeep Kang recently returned from 6 months as Managing Director of DFE Pharma India. She joins us for a guest blog this week, reflecting on her experiences and the wider impact of working with diversity.   Leading a business in India on a 6 month...

New Zealand Stories

Written by Nancy Davies, 01.10.14
Last week we launched our re-designed website, featuring an online Toolkit designed to gather together the immense amount of resources, literature and tools available and filter them to focus on the most valuable. To further illustrate the New Zealand context, and highlight the D&I journeys...

Deloitte Top 200 Diversity Leader Award introduced

Written by DiverseNZ Inc, 25.09.14
New category added to New Zealand’s premier business awards A new category has been introduced today for the 2014 Deloitte Top 200 Awards. The new Diversity Leader Award recognises organisations for their policies, programmes and values to enable greater diversity across their business. “Together with our...

EEO Trust Diversity Awards

Written by Bridget Dawson, 05.09.14
The DiverseNZ team were part of the more than 500 people who gathered to celebrate the finalists and winners of the 17th Annual Diversity Awards last week. Diversity 050914 The finalists and eventual winners across the seven categories were announced on the night. Included...

Celebrating New Zealand’s Indigenous Heritage

Written by Bridget Dawson, 09.08.14
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous celebrates its 20th anniversary today and we commemorate those global partnerships working to improve the quality of life for indigenous people. Te Tiriti o Waitangi, the Treaty of Waitangi is the founding document that has underpinned relations between...
Maori Grads 18062015

Whakanui - Te tau hou me Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori

Written by Bridget Dawson, 21.07.14
With the rise of the Matariki star cluster on 28 June 2014, people, organisations and communities across Aotearoa began acknowledging Te tau hou, the Māori New Year. Matariki symbolises the start of new life, in business we embody this custom in the sharing of...